Studio Nocturne





Exceptional architecture is an expression of understanding. 
Understanding our client’s needs, ideas, and dreams. 

Understanding the constraints of site, material, time and cost.  

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Crafting our client's dreams into architectural realities

James Abbott McNeill Whistler - Nocturne in Blue and Silver: The Lagoon - 1880 - Wikimedia Commons
Winslow Homer - Nocturne in Blue and Silver: The Lagoon - 1890 - Wikimedia Commons
Edward Hopper - Rooms for Tourists - 1945 - Yale Art Gallery


Studio Nocturne is an award-winning architecture and design firm serving private and commercial clients in the Pacific Northwest. With a passion for landscape, architectural history, and art, Studio Nocturne creates innovative and sustainable designs that reflect the unique needs of each client and the surrounding environment.

We are founded on the belief that architecture extends beyond the functional; it has the power to evoke a sense of wonder,  inspire us daily, and shape our lives. We approach each project as a unique opportunity to create something exceptional. 

Ready to turn your architectural dreams into reality? We're here to listen, stimulate, and guide you through the process. Great architecture emerges from a collaborative process. 

Contact us at today to start a conversation about your next project. Together, we can create meaningful architecture with lasting substance. 


Neal Andrew Barber,  AIA    -    Principal

Neal is a licensed architect and the founder of Studio Nocturne. He is deeply passionate about architecture and the power it has to change the way we see the world. The English Picturesque, American Realism, The New Topographics and the landscape of the American West are major influences of his work. Previously he held roles at Marlon Blackwell Architects, Olson Kundig, and Northwest Studio. He received his master of architecture from the UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design. When Neal is working on architecture he is typically found whitewater kayaking or skiing in the Cascades.